[Digikam-devel] [Bug 151232] Whish: support workflow with multiple folders and linked files/pictures

Arnd Baecker arnd.baecker at web.de
Tue Oct 23 13:57:06 BST 2007

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------- Additional Comments From arnd.baecker web de  2007-10-23 14:57 -------
 > But this will work only under Linux... I've got an dual boot machine with Windos...

Hmm, but if everything which needs to be done to your images can
be done on linux, then why switch back to Windows?

> >Your workflow is interressing, but can be complex to implement as well in
> >digiKam. Try to use a more universal way provided by virtual Tag folders...
> I'll try if I can get closer to my favored workflow by using more tags :)

> I know that this is my most complicated whish to implement of the few I've just posted :)

Well, I think the suggested approach with symlinks does not correspond
to the way digikam works.
The central concept for organization are tags and
virtual folders (including the date view and searches).
Therefore, anything which is not possible
should be improved within this framework
(for example grouping of images is planned for the future
and many other things, which will be possible after the
transition to KDE4 and the new database scheme).

Of course, code contributions to any of your wishes
are very welcome!

Best, Arnd

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